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Veterans Airlift Command: Volunteers Flying Vets »

To celebrate our country's freedom and give a personal thank you to those who serve in uniform, become a volunteer pilot for Veterans Airlift Command. More

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NASA Announces Newest... »

NASA has winnowed a list of over 18,300 applicants down to twelve astronaut candidates—ASCANs in the NASA terminology. “We look forward to the... More

Robot Copilot Lands 737 »

Aurora Flight Sciences has successfully tested a robotic copilot in a Boeing 737 simulator, demonstrating that it can safely land the airplane on its own,... More

AUVSI: Radar Breakthrough... »

In the world of drones, BLOS—for beyond line of sight—is a Holy Grail of sorts because it can untether unmanned aircraft from ground stations and... More

Bell Tilt-Rotor Nears First... »

Bell Helicopter’s new tilt-rotor design, the V-280 Valor, is about 95 percent complete and will likely fly for the first time in September, the company... More